The garden of invention: Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants

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Penguin Press,
Pub. Date:
2009.
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English
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A chronicle of the life of the celebrated plant breeder evaluates the ways in which his achievements influenced the agricultural industry in early twentieth-century America, in a history that discusses the formative years of bioengineering and agribusiness as they were directly shaped by Burbank's gardening accomplishments.
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9781594202094
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